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Vine Gogh at the Gorge VDay Class in the Gorge Room

Vine Gogh at the Gorge

Join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month, along with some special dates throughout the year, and get your "Vine Gogh" on!

Skamania is hosting the Vine Gogh Artist Studio at the Lodge. Join one of our Saturday classes at Skamania and learn to paint while enjoying a wonderful variety of wine options and marveling at the spectacular views of the Columbia River Gorge.  

Vine Gogh is Portland's original guided art class and offers step-by-step painting classes on canvas. The painting classes are set to great music and Skamania Lodge will offer the opportunity to purchase liquid encouragement to help you get into a "creative mood".

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. There's no need to be a Michelangelo; this is art for the non-artist.

Explore your inner artist! Vine Gogh sessions are taught by Jenny Schildan, Skamania's official Artist in Residence and a Portland native.

All classes are taught at Skamania Lodge in our Gorge Room (outdoors when weather permits) and when you are finished with the class, you will depart with a work of art that you created while having enjoyed delicious refreshments and making lasting memories.

Each class is approximately 2.5 hours start to finish.

Name of Event: Vine Gogh Painting Class

Where: Will be conducted in the Gorge Room.  Seasonal outdoor classes when weather permits.

Time: 2pm until 4pm (unless otherwise specified)

Price: $40 per person + tax

This Columbia Gorge art event is open for all guests, advance purchase of tickets required by calling 844-432-4748 or purchasing at the front desk. Maximum of 25 total guests.  
2019 Class Schedule - The third Saturday of every month

January 19
February 16
March 16
April 20
May 18
May 26
June 15
July 7
July 20
August 17
September 1
September 21
October 19
November 16
December 21

Artist in Residence - Jenny Schildan

Jenny was born and raised in the Portland area, and has over 20 years of art experience, including painting, sculpture, and graphic design. Her paintings have been featured at Bridgeport and in the Street of Dreams show. A family trait, Jenny's artistic talent was strongly encouraged and supported by her family, especially her grandfather, who was an artist by trade.  

In addition to establishing and teaching classes at the two Vine Gogh studios, Jenny has also donated her time to Public School Artist in Residence programs, leading over 900 students through collaborative painting classes. Jenny leads homeless and at risk teens through painting classes each month, patiently encouraging self-expression and therapy through creativity.

Teaching others to paint is Jenny's number one passion, and she is thrilled to be named official "Artist in Residence" at Skamania Lodge.

Things to Do at the Lodge

Waterleaf Spa
Skamania Lodge Golf Course
Hot Tubs, Indoor Pool, Fitness Center 
Hiking and Biking
Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball
Zip Line Tour
Aerial Park

Columbia River Gorge Activities

Brewery & Winery Tours
Scenic Drives and Fruit Loop Tour
Mount Hood Railroad
Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Cruise
Bridge of the Gods

Water and Mountain Activities

Fishing Guides
Kayak and SUP
Whitewater Rafting
Kite Boarding
Mount St. Helens
Mount Hood

Waterfall Tours

Multnomah Falls
Wahkeena Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
Latourell Falls
Horsetail Falls
Shepperds Dell Falls

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